There is neither a fee nor a permit required to visit Springfield Armory National Historic Site and tour its public areas.
If, however, you or your group would like to use other park facilities, hold a special event, film or photograph beyond personal use, or other activity, a permit is required in order to ensure the protection of park resources, its values and purpose, and to prevent significant disruption of normal visitor uses.
There are a few different permits, depending on activity:
To discuss a proposed activity, please contact the park's Special Park Uses Coordinator:
Springfield Armory NHS
Did You Know?
Springfield Armory functioned in tandem with its sister armory in Harpers Ferry, (West) Virginia, providing arms for the nation from 1795 until Harpers Ferry Armory was burned down during the Civil War. Today, both sites are units of the National Park Service. More...